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the democrat and the republican parties. it's about the role of government in americans' lives. lower taxes versus more of a social safety net. and every time they come close to a deal it falls apart because they have this fundamental disagreement about ideas. that's how we got here. they cannot agree on this basic negotiation over this ideological divided america, randi. >> so how likely is it we will go over the fiscal cliff. i'm curious what the mood is like in washington right now. >> there is is an infinitesimal increase in optimism because of the mood out of that meeting today, but i still would say the odds -- the people who are placing bets in this town still expect that the nation will go over the fiscal cliff. so still a little bit more hope than when we woke up this morning but no one is counting on being off on new year's eve. randi. >> jessica, thanks. more now on the raw politics with "new york times" columnist ross douthat the and cornell. the president said he wanted to see a straight up-or-down vote. as we mentioned that, will happen on monday in the senate. he could lose t
is about the fundamental difference, the role of government in americans' lives. lower taxes versus more of a social safety net. and every time they come close to an agreement, it falls apart because they have a fundamentally different idea on the issues. they have this divide in america, randy. >> so what happens next? how likely is it that we'll go over the fiscal cliff? i'm curious about the mood in washington right now. >> there is an increase in optimism because of the mood out of that meeting today. but i still would say the people who are -- placing bets in this town still expect that the nation will go over the fiscal cliff. so still a little bit more hope than what we woke up this morning, but no one is counting on being off on new year's eve. >> randy. >> jessica, thank you, more now on the raw politics, good to see you both. cornell, let me start with you here, the president said he wanted to see a straight up or down vote. as we mentioned that could happen in the senate. we could lose the up or down vote. >> you are going to see something come out of the senate. you have to p
an internal engineering memo. the company concedes it did not provide to government investigators an his story featured a customer who said she is convinced her new lexus surged ahead on its own. >> tanya thought the problems with suddenly accelerating toyotas were old news which is why she bought the car of her dreams. this 2011 lexus es 350 last june. >> did you think it was solved? >> i thought most definitely it was solved. the federal government tested toyota. they said it was floor mats or sticky throttle or something like that and i believed the government. >> 7,000 miles later on the day after christmas, she says she was pulling in to a parking spot at a local mall, gently riding the brakes when she says -- well, take a listen. >> the car just lurched forward and hit the cement wall in front of us. >> she jammed on the brakes so hard, she says she strained ligaments in her foot causing massive swelling. when she called the dealership, the salesman insisted she call a toyota company salesman. >> you will not drive this again? >> i will not drive it again. >> toyota never conceded. there
of oversight capacity of the government is quite limited and is shrinking while this kind of abuse seems to be steam rolling and there's more and more of it we see. especially this year when we've had a number of tragedies. >> are authorities outnumbered or can they do anything to stop this? >> they're definitely outnumbered. the irs and state attorney general offices have long been far behind in keeping up with these kind of things. and now as the government is shrinking, there's even more of a problem. unfortunately, it requires the work of cnn and other investigative reporters to bring this to light. it's almost embarrassment that sometimes drives the government to get involved. so there really is a lack of oversight there. there's a need for far more enforcement. >> i'm sure you're concerned people at home are listening and saying maybe i shouldn't donate. this might make them afraid to donate. what do you say to those people? >> for every horrible story, there are inspirational stories and fantastic charities. this n this case the united way of westchester -- western connecticut, ex
government tested toyota. they said it was floor mats or a sticky throttle or something like that and i believed the government. >> 7,000 miles later on the day after christmas. she said she was pulling into a parking spot at a local mall gently riding the brake, she says -- take a listen. . >> the car lurched forward and hit the cement wall in front of us. >> she strained ligaments in her foot causing massive swelling. the dealer insisted she call the toyota contain lawyer. >> and you won't drive this again? >> i will not. >> toyota has never conceded that there was a problem. but drew found a document that is written in japanese and english translation that shows one instance what antwonic software problem was discovered. toyota says this has nothing to do with unintended acceleration. other experts disagree. drew griffin is here. first a big settlement earlier this month and now this. >> from the beginning the company maintained it doesn't have a problem. certainly nothing wrong with the electronic throttle control system. the company said it was three things. stuck gas pedals, stuck
these things can be. our concern is that the amount of oversight capacity of the government is quite limited and is shrinking while this kind of abuse seems to be steam rolling and there's more and more of it we see. especially this year when we had a number of tragedies. >> are authorities outnumbered or can they do something to stop this? >> they're definitely outnumbered. the ira and the state attorney generals offices have been long behind in keeping up with these things. now as government is shrinking, there's more of a problem. unfortunately, it requires the work of cnn and other reporters to bring to light, sometimes it's almost embarrassment that causes them to go forward. >> i'm sure you're concerned people at home are listening and saying maybe i shouldn't donate. maybe it makes them afraid to donate. what do you say to them? >> for every horrible story, there's a great story and fantastic charities. westchester, connecticut, is involved and they're having the community help where the money goes. you have save the children, a whole lot of organizations out there that have a track r
brand new lexus surged ahead on its on. >> did yyou think eit was solve? >> i believed the government. >> 7,000 miles later on the day after christmas. she said she was pulling into a parking spot when take a listen. the car lerched forward and hit the cement wall in front of us. she strained ligaments in her foot causing massive swelling. >> and you won't drive this again? >> i will not. >> toyota has never concede d that there was a problem. but drew found a document that showed in one instance that a problem was discovered. toyota says this has nothing to do with unintended problems. drew first a big question. >> from the beginning the company maintained it doesn't have a problem. certainly nothing wrong with the system. the company said it was three things. operator error as they said was tanya's case. she stepped on the gas instead of the break. >> here is what the officer said in a statement today. this was a difficult decision especially since evaluations have confirmed the safety of the si systems. >> so it is a way that the company says we are going to put it behind us and ke
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